Tuesday, July 26

Patton is a Big Baby

Handsome and manly Patton has a secret. 

He likes to travel in a baby carrier. 

Here's a note from his adoptive mom:

"Just giving you an update on Patton. He's doing great! Having some allerigies and hates the heat of course, but he is a happy little clam. We took him to a party the other night and he got to play with all the other dogs.

"I have included some pictures of him! He has caught a couple toads this summer. He hasn't killed them, but he carries them around in his mouth.

"He has become quite a talkative fellow, it's hilarious when he barks!

"One of our friends gave us this baby carrier thing (I have enclosed a picture of  Patton enjoying it) Patton loves to hang out in it, which is kind of weird, I think. When you take him out of it he likes to sit on top of it on the floor."

Nothing wrong with a little snuggling in the snuggli, that's our view.  Of course, it might be a little warm for that in some parts of the country, but to each his own! 

If you live in Florida or south Texas, you may know all about the bufa marinus, or cane toad, but just in case you are traveling through Florida with your frogdog, remember that those bufas are poisonous.  You can read about them here.

And if you live in or near Arizona, you may know about another poisonous toad, bufa alvarius.  Here's a photo and instructions of what to do if your dog grabs a nasty toad.

Patton was one of the Gulf Coast 10, a group of dogs FBRN took in a couple of years ago.  He's obviously very happy in his new home, thanks to FBRN, our donors and supporters, and his foster mom.  If you haven't already done so, consider donating to our chip-in fundraiser.  You can click on the last post to go to our chip-in site. 

Ten years of do-goodery!  That is something to celebrate, boasts

The Frog Princess


Benny and Lily said...

Patton you are so darn handsome!
Benny & Lily

Anonymous said...

that's a great idea, patton...why walk when your people will carry you around? i gotta see if my mom will get me a baby carrier to ride in.
thanks for the tip!
your friend, lucas